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Requisition ID: R10110676

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Baltimore, MD, USA   |  Unknown City, AZ, USA  |  Unknown City, CA, USA  |  Unknown City, CO, USA  |  Unknown City, FL, USA  |  Unknown City, GA, USA  |  Unknown City, IL, USA  |  Unknown City, MA, USA  |  Unknown City, MI, USA  |  Unknown City, NC, USA  |  Unknown City, NJ, USA +10 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Senior level ECAD Design Engineer to join our team. Our main facilities are in Linthicum - just outside of Baltimore, Maryland. But, 100% remote will be considered.


Local at Linthicum, MD, or 100% remote will be considered


  • Work at a senior ECAD Designer level, utilizing tools such as Mentor Graphic Tools, primarily Expedition/DXD VX versions.
  • Develop PCB layouts and supporting documentation according to customer and internal requirements such as designing for Electrical Functionality, EMC, Manufacturing, Reliability, and Cost.
  • Lead and/or support PCB(A) DFM/DFA activities in collaboration with Electrical, Mechanical and Manufacturing engineering.
  • Lead and/or support development of PCB Layout standards, best practices, and guidelines in accordance with industry standards and internal requirements.
  • Perform work assignments as a highly competent ECAD designer, requiring independent design and release effort in collaboration with other disciplines.
  • Work assignments primarily involve intermediate through advanced level work, moving toward complete technical competency and mastery of the field
  • Design and development of PCB layout while adhering to electrical, mechanical, EMC, manufacturing and cost requirements.
  • Support PCB layout design reviews (Electrical, EMC, Manufacturing, etc)
  • Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives.


The position can be filled at a T3 Principal Engineer or a T4, Sr. Principal level.

Principal. Requirements below.

T3 Principal Engineer

B.S. Degree with a minimum of 5 years practical work experience, or

M.S. Degree with a minimum of 3 years practical work experience, or

Ph.D. Degree with a minimum of 0 years practical work experience

T4 Sr. Principal Engineer

B.S. Degree with a minimum of 9 years practical work experience, or

M.S. Degree with a minimum of 7 years practical work experience, or

Ph.D. Degree with a minimum of 4 years practical work experience

Basic Qualifications:

  • Degree in a S.T.E.M. related field with the required years of experience. 20 years of experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Senior ECAD Designer, proficient with Mentor Graphic Tools, primarily Expedition/DXD VX versions.
  • Designer to be experienced with multiple PCB product types
  • Designer to be experienced with Ridged and Flex PCB product types, especially: Complex High-Speed Digital/HDI designs/ Serdes/Memory/ Latest DDR disciplines routing schemes/blind and buried vias.
  • Experienced and very proficient with CES and DRC use and interpretations. Candidate to also be proficient with the use of Valor fabrication checks, DFM reports and outputs.
  • Proficient with "PCB part placement and routing flow" is also required for dense/multi-layer/composite designs.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance. Clearance not required to start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to Mentor and/or manage other ECAD Designers per manager's direction. 
  • Assist Engineering regarding the more refined and precise techniques used with PCB layout and routing.

This position reports to Baltimore, MD, USA, however, you are able to work from any of the additional 10 locations listed above.

Salary Range: $90,600 USD - $136,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $123,000 USD - $168,000 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.